Gynecologic Issues: Sexuality/ Fertility


LiveStrong Health Care Professional Resource: Fertility Preservation Options and Cancer/Fertility Issues Brochures

These resources from provide the health care professional with tools for consideration of fertilitiy options and brochures to help patients learn of fertility issues.

Fertility Risk Issues and Guidelines

This  module from the Livestrong Foundation, know as Fertile Hope, provides health care professionals with management advise regarding: 1.) Fertility Risks associated with individual medications and regimens, 2.) Options to consider 3.) Patient Triage Algorithms and 4.)  Practice Guidelines.  In addition, this website provides access to published research, current trials, and professional lecture material.

Premature Ovarian Failure and its Consequences: Vasomotor Symptoms, Sexuality, and Fertility

Journal of Clinical Oncology, volume 26, # 5, February 10, 2008, pp. 753-758.  First author: Schover, Leslie R.

Reproductive Complications and Sexual Dysfunction in the Cancer Patient

Textbook of Oncology 2006, Springer Publications, Section author : Schover, Leslie R.

" How do You Feel about Fertility and Parenthood?" The Voices of Young, Female Cancer Survivors

Journal of Cancer Survivorship, Volume 6, # 2, 2012, pp. 200-209.  First author: Gorman, Jessica R.

Persistence is Key to Treating Sexual Pain

New York Times, Personal Health Column, August 7, 2012. Page D7. Author: Brody, Jane E.

Sexual Dysfunction in Female Cancer Survivors is Prevalent

The ASCO Post, September 15, 2012, pp 24, 29.  Author: Cavallo, Jo

Fertility ( male and female) and Menopause

Journal of Clinical Oncology, Volume 30, # 30, October 20, 2012, pp. 3705-3711.  First  author: Ruddy, Kathryn J.

Sexuality in Adult Cancer Survivors: Challenges and Intervention

The Journal of Clinical Oncology, Volume 30, # 30, October 20, 2012, pp. 3712-3719.  First author:  Bober, Sharon, L.

Sexual Health Considerations in Cancer Treatment and Survivorship

From the National Coalition of Oncology Nurse Navigator, 2012 Meeting;, p. 24, November/December 2012

Optimizing Fertility Preservation Practices for Adolescent and Young Adult Cancer Patients

Journal of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, Volume 11, # 1, January, 2013, pp. 71-77.  First author: Johnson, Rebecca H.

Fertile Future? Potential Social Implications of Oncofertility

Journal of Clinical Oncology, Volume 31, #6, pp. 665-667, 2/20/2013.  First author:  Rodriguez, Sarah.